This course aims to give participants hands on practical skills and knowledge in the safe and efficient operation of a counter-balance forklift. Participants will gain an understanding of applicable legislations:
- Forklift types and uses
- Load charts
- Load types and characteristics
- Lifting attachment types and uses
- Be able to plan work and manage risks
- Pre and post start checks
- Safe driving techniques
- Forklift stability
- Shift and manoeuvre a variety of loads
- Shutdown procedures and associated paperwork.
There are no prerequisites to this operator's licence, however. Participants will not be able to apply for the HRW Licence until they are 18 years old. Participants will need a basic level of numeracy as course involves some calculations.
Forklift (Licence) training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training facility 72-80 Belgravia St, Belmont, Perth 6104. Upon arrangement, training and courses can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
Students should arrive at the Perth facility at 7am for a 7.30am start.
Units of Competency
TLILIC2001A Licence to operate a forklift truck
Verification of Competency
Forklift Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
This course can be paid upfront or through a weekly payment plan (The payment plan option is only available for Standard Course or Night Classes). For more information please contact the facility or view our Payment Plan FAQ's.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
Successful candidates will be eligible to apply to WorkSafe for their (LF) Forklift Licence. This is a High Risk Work Licence
Forklift Training is suitable for those who wish to operate a forklift truck within the Resources, Construction, Transport and retail industries.
A photographic licence is issued to people who are assessed as being competent to hold the High Risk Work licence (HRW licence), subject to identification checks and verification of age. You must be at least 18 years of age before you can be issued with an HRW licence from Worksafe WA. A HRW licence is issued for a period of five (5) years starting on the date of issue of the first HRW licence class endorsed on the licence.
There is no recognition of prior learning for this unit
Forklift Trucks are used across a range of industries including building and construction, horticulture, civil and resource industries, retail and warehousing
This unit can be accredited towards the nationally recognised qualification TLI31610 Certificate III in Warehousing, through the process of RPL
Are you interested in this course? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08 6500 0114 or you can Apply Online.
Forklift Training requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.